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PIERIA DESTINATIONS

 

The Archaeological Museum of Dion

The Archaeological Museum of Dion houses excavations from a fortified city which stood in its place dating back to the 6th century BC. The museum is set on three levels.

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Dion Archaeological Park

During the 5th century BC. Dion was the official religious centre of the Macedonians. It is here that the “Olympian games of Dion” were held to honour Zeus and the Muses.

dion archaeological park

 

The St. Dionisius Monastery and the Orthodox Culture

Pieria is also famous for its Orthodox culture and there are a number of religious monuments, places of Pilgrimage and Monasteries in the region. We visited the St. Dionisus Monastery which is an old historic monastery that was founded in 1542.

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Litochoro Nautical Museum

Litochoro is a small town which is located right at the foothill of Mt. Olympus and is a favourite departure point for all the mountain trips.

 Inside the maritime museum of Litochoro compressor

 

The Village of Palaios Panteleimonas

Located approximately 100 km from Thessaloniki and about 43 km from Katerini, this traditional village known as Palaios Panteleimonas is set on a steep slope overlooking the Thermaikos Gulf.

Palaios Panteleimon Pieria

 

 

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